Macworld has announced the nominations for this year’s Macworld Awards.

The winners will be announced in a star studied ceremony on 28 June at The Gibson Hall in Bishopsgate, London.

Now in their 12th year, the awards, voted on by Macworld readers and editors, are considered a benchmark throughout the industry.

More information about the event can be found here:.

This year’s nominations are as follows:

Apple Product of the year
Apple - OS X 10.5 Leopard
Apple - Dual Core Quad Xeon Mac Pro
Apple - Core 2 Duo MacBook Pro
Apple - Apple TV
Apple - Nike + iPod

Best storage product

Iomega - Ultramax
Western Digital - MyBook
FirmTek - SeriTek/2eEN4
AMCC - 3Ware Sidecar
Miglia - Dual Disk

Best OS X software

Parallels - Parallels Desktop for Mac
Intego - Internet Security Barrier x4
ProSoft Engineering - Drive Genius
Micromat - TechTool - ProToGo
Roxio - Toast 8 Titanium

Best iPod Accessory

zCover - Windshield Clip
Gear4 - BluEye
Griffin - Reflect
Keyspan - Tuneview
Better Energy Systems - Solio Charger

Best Consumer audio

JBL - Radial
Monitor Audio - I-Deck Plus
Logic3 - iStation-8
Shure - SE530
i-Home - iH19

Best creative hardware

Logitech - NuLooq
Wacom - Intuos3 A5 Wide
LaCie - 321 Colour Monitor
Colour Confidence - Studio XR
Yamaha - GO46

Best creative design software

Adobe - Photoshop CS3 Extended
Corel - Painter X
Quark - Quark Print Collection
Apple - Aperture 1.5.2
IMSI - TurboCad 2

Best creative web software

Quark - Quark Interactive Designer
Adobe - Dreamweaver CS3
BareBones - BBedit 8.6
RealMac - RapidWeaver 3.5
Softpress - Freeway 4.3.2

Best pro photo & print imaging

HP - DesignJet Z2100
Epson - Stylus Pro 3800
Olympus - E400
Canon - EOS-1d MK III
Nikon - D40

Best professional video product

Canon - XHA1
FirmTek - SeriTek/2eEN2
Apple - Shake 4.1
Sony - HDR-HC3E
Avid - Mojo SDI

Best animation and 3D product

Autodesk - Maya 8.5
Google - SketchUp Pro 6
e frontier - Poser 7
Maxon - Cinema 4D RD10
Luxology - Modo 203

Best Consumer hardware

BlackBerry - Pearl
Elgato - EyeTV Diversity
DLO - New HomeDock
VoipVoice - Cyberphone-W
Belkin - N1 Wireless Modem Router

Best consumer photo product

Epson - PictureMate 280
HP - Photosmart Pro B9180
Canon - Ixus 800 IS
Panasonic - Lumix DMC-f27
Lexmark - P350

Best entertainment

Aspyr Media - Star Wars: Empire At War
Aspyr Media - Prey
Macsoft - Age Of Empires III
Asypr Media - Call of Duty 2
Feral Interactive - The Movies

Best Productivity hardware

HP - Color LaserJet 2605DTN
Konica Minolta - Magicolor 7450
T-Mobile - MDA Vario II
Apple - Xserve
SmartDisk - SOHO NAS

Best productivity software

FileMaker - Filemaker Pro 8.5
Google - Google Docs
MarketCircle - Daylite 3
AEC Software - FastTrack Schedule 9
Accountz - Business Accountz

Best education product

LEGO Company - LEGO Mindstorms NXT
Imaginova - Starry Night Pro 6
MacSpeech Inc. - iListen
SMART Technologies - SMART Board
Fairfield Language Technologies - Rosetta Stone 3